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The World Turned Upside Down

“Family is one of nature’s masterpieces”
— philosopher George Santayana

I can’t remember who it was that, watching the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Iron Curtain, said never in his right mind did he expect that within just a decade Washington would be the chief propagator of worldwide revolution and the Kremlin would be a relatively conservative power, guarding jealously its local sphere of influence. What could add more of a dash of the absurd (and yet, eminently sensible) than the Russian government, facing the worst crisis of population decline of any major power, promoting larger families with a poster campaign quoting the conservative American philosopher George Santayana.

This post was published on Thursday, October 29th, 2009 8:08 pm. It has been categorised under Church Politics Russia and been tagged under , , .
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Baron v Hetterscheidt
30 Oct 2009 10:12 am

Putin for Czar!

Peter
31 Oct 2009 12:04 pm

Here’s hoping China follows suit.



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